Plantation store and camp homes and interview with Noboru "Pinhead" Shimabuku at Puna camp and mill

Recorded for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike program this video includes footage of the plantation store and an interview with Noboru "Pinhead" Shimabuku at Puna camp and mill. Shimabuku walks around the Puna Sugar Company Plantation, also known as ʻŌlaʻa Sugar Company, and explains where the workers lived and worked. Shimabuku also talks about the 1946 strike, where they almost shut down the ʻŌlaʻa Sugar Company; scabs; eight mile camp; working conditions; strike duties; and what was gained from the strike and the union.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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